[interchange-docs] xmldocs - docelic modified refs/html2text.filter

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Wed Apr 30 17:04:05 UTC 2008

User:      docelic
Date:      2008-04-30 17:04:05 GMT
Modified:  refs     html2text.filter
* update

Revision  Changes    Path
1.2                  xmldocs/refs/html2text.filter

rev 1.2, prev_rev 1.1
Index: html2text.filter
RCS file: /var/cvs/xmldocs/refs/html2text.filter,v
retrieving revision 1.1
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
--- html2text.filter	29 May 2005 15:01:39 -0000	1.1
+++ html2text.filter	30 Apr 2008 17:04:05 -0000	1.2
@@ -1,15 +1,27 @@
 __NAME__ purpose
-transform input most basic HTML input to plain-text
+transform basic HTML input to plain-text
 __NAME__ description
-The filter only replaces &glos-HTML; newlines and paragraphs with ASCII
-equivalents (newlines or empty strings).
+The filter performs simple replacement of input &glos-HTML; —
+it strips the
+<literal>&lt;i&gt;</literal> and
+<literal>&lt;u&gt;</literal> tags, and replaces 
+line breaks (<literal>&lt;br&gt;</literal>) and
+paragraphs (<literal>&lt;pgt;</literal>)
+with newlines.
 __NAME__ notes
+Support for stripping 
+<literal>&lt<important>&gt;</literal> and
+<literal>&lt;u&gt;</literal> tags was added
+in &IC; 5.5.2.
 For more information on &PERL; Regular Expressions, pattern matching and
 character classes, see
@@ -20,10 +32,10 @@
 [filter html2text]
-Perl is a lot of fun!
+Perl is <b>a lot</b> of <u>fun</u>!
-Interesting tricks with the language can be seen at: <br>
+Interesting tricks with <i>the language</i> can be seen at: <br>
 MJD's <a href="http://perl.plover.com/">plover.com</a>.

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